It's hard to imagine anything good coming from a head lice infestation, but as long as your child is going to be forced to spend time away from school, he or she might as well learn a little something. These resources will help you teach your kids about head lice, and maybe make them more willing partners in treatment and prevention.
Head Lice by Allison Lassieur.
This entry in the "My Health" series uses color photographs and big bold type to inform kids about the itchy critters.
Mom, Teacher Says I Have Headlights! by Steve Erwin.
Wacky illustrations and humorous text tell the story of a child sent home for head lice and a mother who explains it all.
HeadLice.Org for Kids
The site of the National Pediculosis Association offers a fun section for children, including games, animations, answers to questions, even poems about lice.